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10:1 The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is the heaviness of his
child not brought up with high consciousness principles as shown by parental
example, will be acting in way that doesn't grieve the mother and makes
the father sad.
10:2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; but righteousness
delivers from death.
10:3 The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish,
but he casts away the substance of the wicked.
10:4 He becomes poor that deals with a slack hand. But the hand of
for 'makes rich' is 'gains wealth', 'gains riches')..(Matthew
10:12 Hatred stirs up strife.(hatred
makes the worst of everything), but love covers sin.
does 'love covers sin' mean?
10:18 He that hides hatred with lying lips and he that utters.a.slander,
is a fool.
10:19 In the multitude of words there wants.(lacks).not
sin. But he that refrains his lips is wise.
10:20 The tongue of the just is as choice silver. The heart of the
wicked is little worth.
10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many. But fools die for want of
10:22 The blessing of the LORD, it makes rich and he adds no sorrow
10:23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief.(only
a fool thinks hurtful pranks
are fun; a fool because he is unaware that he will reap
what he has sown), but a man of understanding.(original
for word 'understanding' is 'discernment',
that is he knows what's right and wrong, what's of love and what isn't).has
10:24 The fear of the wicked
comes upon him.(he
will reap and sow, somehow, someway,
someday; but why?,
but the desire of the righteous shall
'shall be' not in original. It simply means the righteous are in the framework
of a high
consciousness mind where all good comes easily:.Matthew
11:29,30; John 10:10.
10:25 As the whirlwind passes, so is the wicked.(who
are the wicked?).no more, but
the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
foundation' is what?
10:30 The righteous shall never be removed. But the wicked shall not
inhabit the earth..(*)
10:31 The mouth of the just
brings forth wisdom, but
your tongue; think before you speak; get good at conversation).shall
be cut out.
10:32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth
of the wicked speaks frowardness.
11:1 A false balance is abomination to the LORD but a just weight is
11:8 The righteous is delivered out of trouble.(Proverbs
1:10-14).and the wicked
comes in his stead.
11:12 He that is void of wisdom despises.(original
also implies 'hold in contempt', 'hold
as insignificant', 'to despise', 'show despite toward').his
neighbour, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
11:13 A talebearer reveals secrets, but he that is of a faithful spirit
conceals the matter.
11:14 Where no counsel
is, the people fall, but in the multitude.of.counselors
there is safety.
least get the advice of others, whether
or not you decide to follow it:.Proverbs
11:15 He that is surety
for a stranger shall smart
for it, and he that hates.(or,
by it).suretyship is sure.
he stays away from being surety for another (example cosigning for a loan)
he will be safe as nothing in this regard can come back on him and bite
11:16 A gracious.(word
'gracious' in the original, means 'to be accepted by and favorable to all').woman
retains honour. And strong.(word
'strong' here in original is 'those who cause others to be afraid'; control
by fear).men retain riches.
11:17 The merciful man does good to his
own soul, but he that is cruel
troubles his own flesh.
children and kindred
are troubled, why?
11:18 The wicked works a deceitful work, but to him that sows righteousness
shall be a sure reward.
11:19 As righteousness tends to life, so he that pursues evil.(how
one can unknowingly pursue evil?.Proverbs
14:12).pursues it to his
11:20 They that are of a froward
heart are abomination
to the LORD
but such as are upright in their way are his delight.
11:21 Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished.(Proverbs
16:5), but the seed of the
righteous shall be delivered.
11:22 As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair.(original
is 'beautiful').woman which
is without discretion.
11:24 There is that scatters and yet increases and there is that withholds
more than is meet.(means
'fitting' and 'proper').but
it tends to poverty.
out of balance regarding giving and receiving and thus
for the self. In other words, greedy.
11:25 The liberal.(generous).soul
shall be made fat.(original
means 'things in life will open to him').and
he that waters shall be watered also himself.
11:26 He that withholds corn, the people shall curse him, but blessing
shall be upon the head of him that sells it.
11:27 He that diligently seeks good procures favour, but he that seeks
mischief, it shall come unto him.
to the original:.'He
that early seeks good.(always
look for the good in things of life), finds
it, but he that resorts to bad ways, it comes to him'..(why?)
11:28 He that trusts in his riches shall fall, but the righteous shall
flourish as a branch.
11:29 He that troubles his own house.(how?).shall
inherit the wind. And the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
11:30 The fruit of the righteous
is a tree of life and he that wins
souls is wise.
11:31 Behold, the righteous shall
be recompensed in the earth.(*);
much more the wicked and the sinner.